Shipholia is a filly by William Longsword out of the dam Sea Glitter (Holy Bull), and was bred by Klawervlei Stud. She is in training with Gareth van Zyl.

Name: Shipholia
Pronounced: Shy-Foh-Liya
Named By: Sheldon Peters – KZN Horse Racing Commentator
Name Meaning: The name is made up of Sheldon’s children’s names – Shiloh and Sophia
October 17th, 2019
Sex: Bay Filly
Breeder: Klawervlei Stud
Trainer: Gareth van Zyl
Sire: William Longsword
Dam: Sea Glitter (USA) (Holy Bull (USA))
: 3-1-1


March 26th, 2023
Shipholia finished 2nd at Hollywoodbets Greyville in a 1200m MR69 for fillies and mares.

February 26th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 4th out of 12 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She produced a good comeback run after a 16-week break. She should go close next time.

November 9th, 2022
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 7th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She did not stay the distance, we will come back to sprint races.

October 25th, 2022
356 – SHIPHOLIA starts her racing career on winning note in the first race at Hollywoodbets Greyville today. She tracked the leader and despite taking a keen hold around the turn, she won going away. The daughter of William Longsword was ridden to victory by Sporting Post-sponsored Athandiwe Mgudlwa and is trained by Gareth van Zyl. She is bred by Klawervlei Stud. KZN commentator Sheldon Peters named her after his two daughters Shiloh and Sophia.

July 20th, 2022
Hasn’t wintered great, nothing wrong but I expect her to blossom in the spring. She is putting up some pleasing work.

January 28th, 2022
SHIPHOLIA has arrived at the Gareth van Zyl stable at Summerveld after her spelling at Sandy Bruss’ farm in the Western Cape.

December 30th, 2021
KZN horse racing commentator Sheldon Peters is given the option to name a horse for the Hollywood Syndicate. He chooses SHIPHOLIA, which is made up of his childrens’ names Shiloh and Sophia.

October 31st, 2021
This unnamed William Longsword filly, out of the dam Sea Glitter (USA), is purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Yearling sale on 31st October 2021.

Half-Sister to Mirage (2016.f. by Captain Al-Sea Glitter, by Holy Bull-Sea Jewel) – 2nd Kenilworth No Mask No Entry H.
Half-Sister to De Bull (2017.c. by Coup de Grace-Sea Glitter, by Holy Bull-Sea Jewel) – 1st Kenilworth Computaform Online Maiden P.
Out of a sibling to Gold Shark (2013.g. by Speightstown-Sea Jewel, by Sea Hero-Set Them Free) – 1st Mountaineer Park Claiming, 1st Mahoning Valley Claiming
From the same family as NASHVILLE (2017.c. by Speightstown-Veronique, by Mizzen Mast-Styler) – 4th Santa Anita Malibu S. Gr.1